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anita Gilbert asked the Naked Scientists:
   Is it true that direct rainwater cleans mould etc.better than tap water?
What do you think?
« Last Edit: 25/11/2015 19:50:02 by _system »


 

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Re: Does rainwater clean mould better than tap water?
« Reply #1 on: 26/11/2015 02:10:52 »
I would doubt that there is much difference. Such difference as exists would be probably ascribable to chlorine in the tap water (if present) or the persistence and duration of the water flow, which might be considerably larger in rainwater than in the average application of tap water.
 

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